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The Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts 2022

The Women’s Edge and Globe Magazine celebrate the state’s leading companies and nonprofits run by women.

They run health care companies, universities and colleges, financial institutions, nonprofits, construction heavyweights, and more — they’re the women power players of the Bay State. 

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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WOMEN’S HEALTH, WOMEN LEADERS

Join the conversation as Whitehead Institute Director, Ruth Lehmann, and Wellesley College President, Paula Johnson, discuss how to improve healthcare for women and increase opportunities for women as leaders in biomedicine and higher education. This event will take place on Tuesday, November 15, …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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Three from MIT named 2023 Rhodes Scholars

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on November 12, 2022

Jack Cook, Matthew Kearney, and Jupneet Singh have been selected for the 2023 cohort of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship program. They will begin fully funded postgraduate studies at …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor
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This government advisor wants women to get credit for their “invisible work”

by Meredith Somers | MIT Sloan

USDA senior advisor Samantha Joseph understands some barriers are out of her control, but she knows the importance of breaking the ones women create for themselves. 

Read the full article here.

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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Women in the Workplace – 2022 Report

Women leaders are switching jobs at the highest rates we’ve ever seen, and ambitious young women are prepared to do the same. To make meaningful and sustainable progress toward gender equality, companies need to go beyond table stakes. That’s according …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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Micro-internships are short-term projects or internships where students can collaborate with employers and/or MIT alumni on …

CAPD Podcast Playlist: MIT Stories

Check out this ever-expanding playlist of podcasts to hear about MIT alumni on their careers and lives.

The New York Times: The Working Woman’s Handbook

Check out this collection of articles from the New York Times addressing women in the workplace.

“The workplace still isn’t …